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" I have lived, sir, a long time; and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of men. "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ... - Page 153
by Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 214 pages
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2

James Parton - 1864
...national felicity. And have we now forgotten that powerful friend ? or do we imagine we no longer need its assistance ? I have lived, sir, a long time ; and...more convincing proofs I see of this truth : That GOD goverra in the affairs of men ! And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it...
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Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association ..., Volume 4

Young Men's Christian Associations (London, England) - Christianity - 1864
...forgotten the powerful Friend ? Or do we imagine that we no longer need His assistance 1 I have lived a long time ; and the longer I live, the more convincing...proofs I see of this truth — that GOD GOVERNS IN THE AFFAIKS OF MEN ; and, if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2

James Parton - Statesmen - 1864
...Providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace, on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten that...powerful friend ? or do we imagine we no longer need its assistance ? I have lived, sir, a long time ; and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs...
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The History of the United States of America from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - United States - 1865 - 812 pages
...Franklin proposed they should choose a chaplain to open their sessions by prayer. Said he : "I have lived a long time ; and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I sec of this truth, that God governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - History - 1866 - 256 pages
...Providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten that...the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see o*•this truth, ihat GOD governs in tke tiffairs of• men. And, if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground...
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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

J. HARRIS PATTON, A.M. - 1867
...Franklin proposed they should choose a chaplain to open their sessions by prayer. Said he : " I have lived a long time ; and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it possible that...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the ..., Volume 4

New York (State), New York (State). Constitutional convention, 1867-1868 - 1868
...they were simple and touching. " I have lived, sir," said he to the presiding officer and assembly, " a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing...truth, that God governs in the affairs of men," and his motion that henceforth "prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven and its blessings upon our deliberations,...
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The History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - United States - 1868 - 812 pages
...Franklin proposed they should choose a chaplain to open their sessions by prayer. Said he : "I have lived a long time ; and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it possible that...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the ..., Volume 4

New York (State). Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1868
...simple and touching. " I have lived, sir," said he to the presiding officer and assembly, "a long tune, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the qffaira o/jnen,"and his motion that henceforth • prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven and /.s...
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The Southern Review, Volume 8

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1870
...Providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten that powerful friend ? Or do we imagine that we no longer need his assistance ? I have lived, sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the...
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